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An image is a very important asset to all graphic design. Not just the image itself, but the little tools used to make the image look good and stand out. Kress and Van Leeuwen discuss many different ways to make your image stand out and allow your viewer to be interested when reading your images.
Elements In Composition
Composition: This helps images relate to each other with in a design. It can give an image or article meaning just by having composition with in it. It separates an image that you just simply look at, from an image that expresses emotion and personally connects with you and the other images with in your design.
Contrast, as surprising as it sounds, is almost as important as the information on your design. Contrast is used to make your image/design visually engaging. If your image isn’t out going and attractable to your audience, the information on it is never going to be seen/read ever.
A lot of people forget that typography is an art so they consider it a hidden art. Not only is it a hidden art, typography is also essential to communication. When it comes to graphic design, typography is the fundamental building block of graphic design. It is used to grab attention to the important information on a design. Like all things that are very important and useful, it takes many years to fully master and understand. Typography follow trends so it is important to understand trends that are going on at the time. Due to typography following trends, modern typography is much different from ancient typography. There are many little things that differ from ancient typography now because it varies from the different trends that are taking place in society.
Michel Foucault was a French modern philosopher who passed away of aids in 1984. His interests focused on many things, but specifically focused in on the intersection of knowledge, power and language.